• Children's Franchises

    • Average Cost: $15,000 to $200,000+
    • Includes: Tutoring, Art, Music, Science, Entertainment
    • Home & Retail Based Franchise
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: A child-related learning background not necessary. Love to be around kids. Customer service and organizational skills.
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  • Home Services

    • Average Cost: $50,000 to $75,0000
    • Includes: Maid Services, Home Improvement, Security Franchises, Landscaping
    • Primarily Home Based
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: A relationship builder outside of an office. Some
      sales experience and networking experience is
      beneficial. Can manage a team of service providers.
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  • Food Franchises

    • Average cost: $60,000 to $600,000+
    • Includes: Ice Cream, Food Trucks, Coffee, Burger Franchises, Pizza & Frozen Yogurt
    • Primarily Retail Based, Mobile
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: Restaurant experience is a plus. Customer service oriented with good management skills. A people
      person willing to work long hours.
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  • Pet Franchises

    • Average Cost: $25,000 to $350,000+
    • Includes: Doggy Day Care, Dog Training, Mobile Grooming, Pet Supplies
    • Home & Retail Based
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: Pet franchise owners need good people skills and must be customer service oriented. You may need to manage a team of trainers or staff. Make sure you love, love all pets.
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Employee Retention in a Franchise Business

When you’re selecting a franchise, you might think about your possible income, how much the business appeals to you personally, and what each franchise business opportunity’s chances of success might be in your hometown. You should also consider day to day management, and that includes hiring and retaining good workers. Ideally, you should find a […] Read More

Just One Franchise: Paw Beach Pet Resort

As families get smaller, many pet owners think of their pets as children — and they’re increasingly willing to spend on them as they would on children.. When they go on vacation, they want their pets to have a relaxing and fun time, too. There are also pets that find a typical kennel stay a […] Read More

Just One Franchise: Nature’s Pet

American families include more than 78 million dogs and 86 million cats. More than 30% of American consumers say they prefer to buy from socially responsible companies. Put these figures together and you can see the appeal of Nature’s Pet franchises. Nature’s Pet franchisees enjoy a flexible franchise model that aims at bringing natural, healthier, […] Read More

Just One Franchise: Noble Roman’s Take-n-Bake Pizza

The average American buys pizza 43 times each year.  Noble Roman’s Take-n-Bake Pizza franchise is aiming to fill this nearly insatiable desire for pizza, but in a new way. Instead of carryout or delivery, Noble Roman’s offers pizzas which are put together ready to bake. Customers can order their pizza at their convenience, see it […] Read More

How Do I ... Everything Franchising View All

How Do I Prepare for Discovery Day?

April 17, 2014 - Ever make an exciting major purchase, only to get it home and regret your decision? The same thing can happen with a franchise if you’re not careful. To avoid buyer’s »

How Do I know If A Franchise Award Matters?

February 6, 2014 - Franchisors courting potential franchisees often point to the awards they’ve won over the years as a vote of confidence from experts in their business. But not all awards »

Why Is A Business Plan So Important For My New Franchise?

October 16, 2013 - Whether you're buying a franchise or starting a new business venture, you're going to need a business plan. The business plan will help you determine whether or not »

Important Considerations to Either Buying a Franchise or Starting a Stand-Alone Business

September 18, 2013 - Successful franchisees and successful stand-alone business owners have one thing in common. They know how to manage a business operation. The decision to become »

Featured Franchise Opportunities View All

  • Little Caesars Pizza

    Little Caesars Pizza is a brand name franchise with a long history of successful franchisees. In fact, they are celebrating 50 years in this pizza business. The pizza business is evolving and Little Caesars has adapted and thrived in every scenario. A best value franchise for your consideration.


    Join CruiseOne as a Vacation Planning Expert and join the nation's leading travel franchise. You can create customized dream vacations for travelers in your area. Investments from $3,500!

    InShapeMD Anti-Aging

    Meet the new darling of the franchise world! The InShapeMD® business opportunity incorporates several complimentary medical, anti-aging, weight loss and wellness offerings into one dynamic package with an appealingly low barrier to entry combined with minimal staffing, limited inventory…Yet eyebrow-raising profit margins.
  • Electronic Cigarette Vending

    Electronic Cigarette Vending offers a distributor opportunity that benefits from consumers, worldwide, switching from cigarettes to E-Cigarettes. In 2011, alone, over $500 Million of electronic cigarettes were sold in the United States. You can get your share of these profits now! Click our logo to get the details about this amazing distributor opportunity.


    If you're looking for an award winning children's services franchise, Mathnasium is considered one of the best. As a franchise owner, you will influence the children in your community and make a difference.


    PostNet is the business behind America's small business. With 27 million small businesses in the U.S., the market for PostNet services is huge. The PostNet brand name was established in 1985, and today, has 700 locations around the world. Join our team...we support you from day one!
  • Energy Saving Solutions

    Energy Savings Solutions is looking for distributors with Business to Business sales experience. We will develop and train the right candidates for this position. A well qualified distributor can earn in excess of $250,000 per year. Learn more from our free WEBINAR!

    Mosquito Joe

    Mosquito Joe offers the lowest franchise fee in the industry. Demand is high for mosquito control solutions nationally and the gross margins in this business are very high. This is a home based business with recurring revenues and world-class marketing. Learn more.

    Healthier4U Vending

    Healthier4U vending offers an opportunity with varying levels of investment as low as $20k. You'll benefit from an experienced team and machines that offer compete remote technology. Credit card and debit card acceptance and access to every machines data online. Learn more now!
  • Health Care Business

    Interim HealthCare is a recognized brand with a proven track record for more than 40 years. Healthcare is a booming industry and Interim Healthcare is a premier participant. We offer extensive sales and marketing programs as well as comprehensive training and support to our franchise owners.

    Bricks 4 Kidz

    Bricks 4 Kidz is a franchise offering after-school enrichment classes for kids. We offer a proven business model that is home based and can be full-time or part-time. No national competition, low overhead and high margins.


    Filtafry is one of the top underrated franchises in franchising. The Filta Group offers an affordable, environmentally-friendly franchise providing kitchen solutions to restaurants, hotels, airports fast food outlets and more.
  • Express Employment Professionals

    Express Franchising is the fastest-growing company in the $105 billion staffing industry. Our business services franchise model allows franchise owners the ability to create a high level of success and quality of life.

    We Buy Ugly Houses

    The slogan "We Buy Ugly Houses" is known to most everyone. HomeVestors began franchising in 1996 and to date HomeVestors independently owned and operated franchises have purchased more than 50,000 houses for their customers. No experience required.


    The KidsPark franchise opportunity provides hourly, drop-in, licensed childcare, preschool and parties. KidsPark has been a family favorite for more than 25 years. We'll help you create your childcare center, help you market your center and help you train and develop your staff. Learn more!